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Books about a single bird species or closely related group of species.


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American Kestrel

Pint-Sized Predator
By Kate Davis
Oct 2014 Colorful, noisy, and brash, the American Kestrel is the most endearing of North America's raptors...

The Boreal Owl

Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation of a Forest...
By Erkki Korpimäki & Harri...
Nov 2012 Widespread in North American forest regions including the Rocky Mountains, the Boreal Owl (Aegoli...

The Common Eider

By Chris Waltho & John Cou...
Mar 2015 A common sight around the more northerly shores of the British Isles, the Common Eider is the lar...

The Double-Crested Cormorant

Plight of a Feathered Pariah
By Wires, Linda R.
Apr 2014 The double-crested cormorant, found only in North America, is an iridescent black waterbird super...

Eastern Screech Owl

Life History, Ecology, and Behavior in the Subu...
By Frederick R. Gehlbach
Jun 2009 The eastern screech owl, widespread over the eastern half of North America and noticeably toleran...

The Gannet

By Bryan Nelson
Mar 1999 The author is internationally known for his work on the North Atlantic gannet and the boobies. Hi...

The Golden Eagle

Second Edition
By Watson, Jeff
Aug 2010 This comprehensive monograph is a second edition of one of the most popular Poyser monographs; it...

The Goshawk

By Robert Kenward and Alan Harris
Dec 2006 A large and spectacular bird of prey, the Goshawk lives in boreal forests throughout the Northern...

The Great Horned Owl

An In-Depth Study
By Scott Rashid
Mar 2015 The Great Horned Owl is the largest owl found throughout most of North America. Adult owls are be...

Grey Geese

The Genus Anser
By Eileen Rees
Mar 2015 This Poyser monograph looks closely at the geese of the genus Anser – the so-called grey geese,...

The Gyrfalcon

By Eugene Potapov & Richar...
Jul 2005 This book is the first monograph on one of the most beautiful and admired birds in the world. The...

The Hen Harrier

By Donald Watson
Oct 2010 Artist, ornithologist and author, Donald Watson has made an especial study of the Hen Harrier Cir...

The Kittiwake

By John C Coulson
Sep 2011 Returning to its breeding sites in the spring after a winter spent far out at sea, the Kittiwake...

The Merlin

By Richard Sale
Mar 2015 The Merlin is a fascinating small falcon, standing outside the usual grouping of the 'True Falcon...

On Bobwhites

By Fred S. Guthery
Jan 2006 Bobwhite quail are one of America’s favorite game birds. Healthy coveys of bobwhites indicate hea...